Shut Up and Let the Lady Teach: A Teacher's Year in a Public School

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Poseidon Press, 1991 - Education - 331 pages
Emily Sachar's acclaimed series in New York Newsday about her year as a teacher in Brooklyn's Walt Whitman Junior High School won the nation's most distinguished award for education reporting. The response from teachers, parents and concerned citizens across the country was overwhelming. Now expanded to book length, here is an urgently needed, clear-eyed, and compassionate report from an urban battlefront: our inner-city schools.

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SHUT UP AND LET THE LADY TEACH: : A Teacher's Year in a Public School

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A scathing look at the New York City Public School system from a Newsday reporter who spent the 1988-89 school year as a junior high school math teacher. Ms. Sacher raises numerous questions in this ... Read full review


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